Surf Forecast
Issued by NWS Honolulu, HI

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SURF ZONE FORECAST
NATIONAL WEATHER SERVICE HONOLULU HI
400 PM HST SAT DEC 20 2014

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400 PM HST SAT DEC 20 2014

...HIGH SURF WARNING BEGINNING 4 AM SUNDAY FOR NORTH AND WEST FACING
SHORES...

SURF ALONG NORTH FACING SHORES WILL BE 6 TO 10 FEET TONIGHT...RISING
RAPIDLY TO 20 TO 28 FEET SUNDAY.

SURF ALONG WEST FACING SHORES WILL BE 4 TO 8 FEET TONIGHT...RISING
RAPIDLY TO 14 TO 20 FEET SUNDAY.

SURF ALONG EAST FACING SHORES WILL BE 3 TO 6 FEET TONIGHT...LOWERING
TO 2 TO 4 FEET SUNDAY.

SURF ALONG SOUTH FACING SHORES WILL BE 2 TO 4 FEET TONIGHT...RISING
TO 3 TO 5 FEET SUNDAY.

OUTLOOK THROUGH FRIDAY DECEMBER 26:
A LARGE NORTHWEST SWELL ARRIVING EARLY SUNDAY IS EXPECTED PRODUCE
WARNING LEVEL SURF THROUGH MONDAY NIGHT ALONG NORTH AND WEST FACING
SHORES. THE SURF WILL GRADUALLY DIMINISH TUESDAY THROUGH THURSDAY AS
FRESH TO STRONG NORTH TO NORTHEAST WINDS LIKELY DEVELOP. IN
ADDITION...A SMALL BOOST IN SURF ALONG SOUTH FACING SHORES IS
POSSIBLE OVER THE NEXT FEW DAYS.

SURF HEIGHTS ARE FORECAST HEIGHTS OF THE FACE OR FRONT OF WAVES. THE
SURF FORECAST IS BASED ON THE SIGNIFICANT WAVE HEIGHT...THE AVERAGE
HEIGHT OF THE ONE THIRD LARGEST WAVES...IN THE ZONE OF MAXIMUM
REFRACTION. SOME WAVES MAY BE MORE THAN TWICE AS HIGH AS THE
SIGNIFICANT WAVE HEIGHT. EXPECT TO ENCOUNTER RIP CURRENTS IN OR NEAR
ANY SURF ZONE.

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